Minority Access to Research Careers (M.A.R.C) Undergraduate Training in Academic Research-(U*STAR)

Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN.
Type Academic Enrichment, Academic Year Program, Basic Science Research, Health Disparities, Test Preparation


The Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Branch offers special research training support to 4-year colleges, universities, and health professional schools with substantial enrollments of minorities such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (including Alaska Natives), and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands. The branch’s goals are to increase the number and competitiveness of underrepresented minorities engaged in biomedical research by strengthening the science curricula at minority-serving institutions and increasing the research training opportunities for students and faculty at these institutions preparation for graduate training in biomedical research.


Please contact the program administrator for details on dates, eligibility and deadlines.

More Information

Margaret M. Whalen, Ph.D.
Tennessee State University
Department of Chemistry
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209
Tel: 615-963-5247
Fax: 615-963-5326
Email: mwhalen@tnstate.edu